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MAY 23

1795 Charles Barry (English Architect Responsible for the Design of the Houses of Parliament) English Artists and Architects British Parliament
1820 James B. Eads (Indiana-born Engineer; Built First Triple-arch Steel Bridge over the Mississippi River) Indiana Scientists and Mathematicians Architecture & Design Bridges Mississippi River
1910 Franz Kline (Pennsylvania-born Artist) Pennsylvania Artists American Artists
1936 Peter Parnall (New York-born Illustrator) New York Authors Primary Children's Authors Artists
1938 Merle Peek (Colorado-born Children's Author/Illustrator) Colorado Primary Children's Authors Artists
1951 Jeanne Titherington (Maine-born Children's Author/Illustrator) Maine Authors Primary Children's Authors Artists HarperCollins
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